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  • Anne Sterling

    Editorial and Design Assistant

    Anne, nicknamed Annie, is originally from Milwaukee, WI but received a B.A. in Art History from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. Throughout college, Annie interned in New York with Allure, Elle, and Conde Nast Traveler. After graduating, she worked as an Editorial Assistant at the New York Post. Having always loved culinary arts, Annie wanted to find a way to marry her editorial experience with her passion for food, with the hopes of one day becoming a food stylist. After attending culinary school in London, she relocated to Orange County to work at Orange Coast. She would like the world to know that she loves Indian food and does a fantastic impression of a squealing pig.

 

Beer Behind the Scenes: Sampling Original Brews in O.C.

A few snaps of our quest for the best beers, listed in our December issue

Burly gourd, Mrs. Stoutfire, The Ol' Switcheroo—these are just a few of the creatively named craft brews our team got to try for our December issue. Sampling more than 30 beers—hey, someone's gotta do it—our hoppy experience happily overwhelmed our senses, causing a dizzying, yet eye-opening, intro to the world of craft beer. We're amazed at the endless ingredients and techniques used by brewmasters all around Orange County, to create some truly original blends. Take a peek at our behind-the-scenes photos, and check out this month's issue to see which breweries reign supreme. Read more...

The Cronut Chronicles: Cronut Crazy

I know you'll feel sorry for me when I say that last month I sacrificed my health to find the best-tasting O.C. cronut for our Three's a Trend piece. Our team tried nine different croissant-donut hybrids from five local bakeries--Pandor, The Donuttery, Paris Baguette, Café 109, and Kelly's Burgers & Donuts--and narrowed it down to three. We crowned Kelly's blueberry cronut the winner. Read more...

Stuff We Love | O.C. Editors Blog

  • Brea Mall is Home to O.C.'s Second Kiehl's Store

    In addition to getting a newly renovated mall, Brea now has bragging rights to a Kiehl's boutique. Elevating the skin and hair-care routines of loyal customers since 1851, Kiehl's chose The Brea Mall as the lucky landmark to expand the chain's presence, making it the second Orange County location (the other is at South Coast Plaza). Paying homage to Kiehl's East Village New York roots, the store brings a modern Big Apple apothecary to north county, blending antique fixtures with modern neon flair. Read More

Priscilla Mayfield on Food in Orange County

Wine Program Review

  • Seasons 52 Fresh Grill Offers Impressive Wine List

    I recently dined at Seasons 52 Fresh Grill in South Coast Plaza, and found the wine program to be exceptional, both for the scope of its extensive wine list, and it’s attentive wine service. It’s gratifying to see that the restaurant, which promotes a healthy diet and prides itself in seasonally inspired cooking with every item on the menu less than 475 calories, considers wine an important part of a wholesome lifestyle. Read More
 
 
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